John E. Gardner



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  • Fantasy

    Nov-2010

    Four tales of fantasy from a twentieth-century literary master—selected as the 1975 New York Times Outstanding Book for Children John Gardner’s first children’s book takes the traditional fairy tale and turns it on its head. In the title story,...

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  • Fantasy

    Nov-2010

    John Gardner’s classic fairy-tale collection depicts a world where anything can happen—and often doesA humble thistle girl, a wise old philosopher, a hapless woodchopper, and an unscrupulous king—these are the vivid protagonists of Gardner’s ...

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  • Fantasy

    Nov-2010

    The classic children's collection: four fantastical stories filled with wit and wisdom, humor and heart In this wonderful collection of fairy tales, John Gardner turns a timeless tradition into a topsy-turvy whirlwind. In the title story, a kindly s...

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  • Fantasy

    Sep-2010

    An intricately woven fable filled with magical creaturesand astonishing surprises In this wonderful fantasy, John Gardner weaves tales within tales to bring a magical world to vivid life. When three travelers on their way to the Suicide Mountai...

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  • Literary

    Sep-2010

    A wonderful exploration into the maturation process across the course of human life Laid to waste by drink, Agathon, a seer, is a shell of a man. He sits imprisoned with his apprentice, Peeker, for his presumed involvement in a rebellion against...

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  • Suspense

    Nov-2008

    It is the turn of the century and, having survived the struggle with Sherlock Holmes at the Reichenbach Falls, Professor James Moriarty is alive and well and about to realize his plans to establish crime syndicates in the major cities of the United S...

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  • Mystery

    Sep-2008

    Detective Sergeant Suzie Mountford - 5

    England, June 1944. Exactly one week after the D-Day landings came the vengeance weapons. It was the beginning of a period which, to the war-weary inhabitants of southern England, was psychologically much worse than the days of the Blitz. With All...

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  • Mystery

    Feb-2006

    Detective Sergeant Suzie Mountford - 4

    In 1943, The United Kingdom is alive with men and women making ready for the greatest invasion in history: preparing to assault Hitler's Fortress Europe. The skies are full of training aircraft, their engines merging with the throb of the RAF and USA...

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  • Mystery

    Dec-2004

    Detective Sergeant Suzie Mountford - 3

    The legacy of Jack the Ripper lives on When Phillip Tarpin is summoned from London to take up a top executive position at a New York publishing house, fortune seems to be smiling on him. But he is soon to be a victim of past history and past secrets....

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  • Suspense

    Jun-2004

    The third adventure of the feisty Suzie MountfordUnder the shadows of the first B17s taking off from East Anglia in 1942, the Ascoli family is found ruthlessly murdered their faces blasted off with a shotgun. It's an intriguing inquiry, all the more ...

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  • Mystery

    May-2003

    Detective Sergeant Suzie Mountford - 2

    The second book in the new detective series from a master storyteller The year is 1941, and London is still at war. After her adventures in Bottled Spider, WPC Suzie Mountford is back, and working the beat in West End Central - a notoriously dangerou...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-2000

    Retired spy Charlie Gauntlet heads for Ireland with his cop wife to track down a nasty assassin called the Alchemist, thus embarking on a treacherous journey that involves an ancient manuscript and a notorious British turncoat....

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  • Espionage

    Jun-1996

    James Bond - 14

    When a British-owned aircraft is destroyed at Dulles Airpot, killing the almost four hundred passengers on board, including his old lover, the Principessa Sukie Tempesta, James Bond embarks on a personal quest to find the fanatical terrorists respons...

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  • in Murder for Love

    Mystery

    1996

    Sixteen stories about love gone wrong consider the link between romance and death and include contributions by such popular authors as Mary Higgins Clark, Jonathan Kellerman, Elmore Leonard, Ed McBain, and Joyce Carol Oates. Reprint....

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  • Espionage

    Nov-1995

    James Bond - 13

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  • Suspense

    Apr-1995

    Herbie Kruger - 7

    Retired and miserable, Big Herbie searches for an old friend's killers Heartbroken and unemployed, Herbie Kruger has turned to the bottle. Over decades in the Secret Intelligence Service, he has learned to hold his liquor wellpairing his scotch wi...

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  • Espionage

    Aug-1994

    James Bond - 12

    A self-made millionaire is known to British Intelligence as a notorious arms dealer whose bloody acts have earned him the name Apocalypse, and James Bond must prevent him from returning to a reunited Germany. Reprint....

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1993

    Herbie Kruger - 6

    Kruger guards the life of a famous conductor with a shocking secret past The Soviet Union barely outlasts Herbie Kruger. By the time the Berlin Wall comes crashing downand the KGB security apparatus along with itLondon's shabbiest spy is living in...

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  • Espionage

    May-1993

    James Bond - 11

    James Bond is called in to investigate the murder of a British Security Service agent in Switzerland and uncovers a link to four high-profile assassinations that puts him on the trail of a ruthless serial killer. Reprint. AB. ...

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  • Espionage

    Jun-1992

    James Bond - 10

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  • Espionage

    Jun-1991

    James Bond - 9

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1990

    Bond has lost his licence to kill. After he took revenge on the CIA agent who handed his friend over to the master criminal, Sanchez, M revoked his double 0 status and he's considered a rogue agent. With MI6 trying to bring him in and only the suppor...

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  • Espionage

    Jul-1990

    James Bond - 8

    During a vacation trip to San Francisco, James Bond confronts a complex espionage plot and his deadliest enemy yet--Fu-Chu Lee, an evil super-criminal known to both the underworld and intelligence agencies as Brokenclaw...

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  • Espionage

    Aug-1989

    James Bond - 7

    When M receives word that a terrorist organisation known is planning to infiltrate and destroy a top-secret British Royal Navy aircraft carrier-based summit of world leaders, James Bond is returned to active duty in the Royal Navy. Promoted from Comm...

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  • Suspense

    Apr-1989

    Herbie Kruger - 5

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1988

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  • Suspense

    Nov-1987

    Herbie Kruger - 4

    Traces the lives of the British Railtons and the American Farthings from the final months of World War II to the Cold War, when old intelligence community loyalties give way to the demands of a new world...

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  • Espionage

    May-1987

    James Bond - 6

    Two female agents of Operation Cream Cake—double agents and honey traps against the KGB—are murdered. Bond must find the others and conduct them to safety before they meet a similar fate.In a race against time, Bond travels to Ireland and the KGB...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1987

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  • Suspense

    Jul-1986

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  • Espionage

    May-1986

    James Bond - 5

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  • General Fiction

    May-1986

    Gardner's relentlessly honest and moving portrayal of a broken marriage, and his ambitious unfinished masterpiecea metafictional mystery centering around one man's struggle to recover his lost identitytogether in one accomplished volume Stillness: ...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1985

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  • Literary

    Sep-1985

    The story of Gilgamesh, an ancient epic poem written on clay tablets in a cuneiform alphabet, is as fascinating and moving as it is crucial to our ability to fathom the time and the place in which it was written. Gardner's version restores the poetry...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1985

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1985

    The critically acclaimed final masterwork of John Gardner: an American novel haunted with macabre and cerebral elements.The final novel by John Gardner, Mickelsson's Ghosts, originally published in 1982 just months before his untimely death in a moto...

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  • Espionage

    Oct-1984

    James Bond - 4

    For serious infractions, James Bond is drummed out of the British secret service and, as an apparently free agent, is hired by a mastermind of international crime, who was formerly America's foremost military computer expert...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1984

    This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come.   John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creat...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1983

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1983

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  • Espionage

    Apr-1983

    James Bond - 2

    BOND IS BACK -- BETTER THAN EVER! SPECTRE IS BACK, TOO -- James Bond thought he had destroyed SPECTRE years ago. He was wrong. Now he is assigned to smash the most evil force on earth once and for all, with all his usual deadly skills and all his ...

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  • Espionage

    1983

    James Bond - 3

    For the first time in trade paperback―with new introductions―the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series. In Icebreaker, as indestructible as ever, Bond is back in another mission―a deadly as...

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  • Suspense

    1982

    Herbie Kruger - 3

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  • Espionage

    Apr-1981

    James Bond - 1

    His assignment is more awesome -- His weapons are more potent -- His foes are more fiendish -- His women are more willing -- and JAMES BOND is better than ever! ...

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  • Suspense

    Feb-1981

    Herbie Kruger - 2

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  • Action Adventure

    Nov-1980

    EUROPE HAS FALLEN UNDER SOVIET RULE. AND AMERICA HAS FALLEN TO ITS KNEES... Sweeping across the borders, Soviet troops have occupied every major European city and port. Now, they're calling a summit conference in Dublin. And the U.S. president will ...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1980

    Freddy Agaard, son of a college professor, has projected himself into a story of Gustav, a sixteenth-century Scandinavian king, and Lars-Goren, a brave knight who, like Freddy, is a giant and suffers from his physical condition...

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  • Suspense

    1979

    Herbie Kruger - 1

    Herbie Kruger, a European intelligence expert, must uncover the connections between Hildegarde Fenderman, an aging German beauty who suddenly enters his life, and bloodcurdling plots in wartime Germany and France...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1976

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  • Suspense

    1975

    Boysie Oakes - 8

    Nobody escapes the past--and Boysie Oakes knows all too well that he is no exception. So when the wily Moslyn, his former boss in the Department employs him once again, it is with sinking heart and fluttering stomach that Boysie is forced to retur...

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  • Historical Mystery

    1975

    Professor Moriarty - 2

    San Francisco 1896. The foggy mists are lifting, and who should emerge from the sinister back alleys to reclaim his title as the most dangerous scientific criminal of his time but the nefarious Professor James Moriarty! Rising like a wicked phoenix f...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1974

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  • Suspense

    1974

    Derek Torry - 2

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  • Historical Mystery

    1974

    Professor Moriarty - 1

    London is in terror. The streets are filled with dippers, macers and bullies of every description, all collecting "contributions for the Professor." But Holmes saw Professor Moriarty swept over a waterfall in Switzerland! Could it be that Europe's Ma...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1973

    New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Finalist: In an upstate New York town, a man tries to save a teenage girland his own soul. Henry Soames runs a diner in an eccentric rural community in the Catskills. He is anxious and overweigh...

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  • General Fiction

    1973

     A mythological masterpiece about dedication and the disintegration of romantic affection In this magnificent epic poem, John Gardner renders his interpretation of the ancient story of Jason and Medeia. Confined in the palace of King Creon, and lon...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1972

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1971

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1971

    Boysie Oakes, ex anguished agent, ex defective private eye, and greying horrifically at the temples, is facing the wilderness of middle-age supported only by the Welfare State. At long last Boysie Oakes has reached seedy maturity - and he plans to g...

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  • Suspense

    1970

    Boysie Oakes - 7

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  • Suspense

    1970

    Boysie Oakes - 6

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1969

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  • Suspense

    1969

    Boysie Oakes - 5

    Deep in the heart of London a secret meeting is taking place. Drastic plans are being put into action. But Boysie Oakes, the suave, womanising special agent for British Intelligence, is unaware of the events unfolding around him - and is revelling in...

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  • Suspense

    1969

    Derek Torry - 1

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  • Suspense

    1967

    Boysie Oakes - 4

    The Cold War is at its height.And Boysie Oakes is back in another terrifying adventure. The reluctant assassin has been sent to Berlin to make a kill 'in the cold' on the other side of the Wall.Trying to remember his own code-name, he is soon battlin...

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  • Suspense

    Aug-1966

    Boysie Oakes - 3

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  • Suspense

    1965

    Boysie Oakes - 2

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1964

    Boysie Oakes - 1

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  • Horror

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